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toddle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Children
toddletod‧dle /ˈtɒdl $ ˈtɑːdl/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 1 SSCWALKif a small child toddles, it walks with short unsteady steps2 [always + adverb/preposition] especially British English to walk somewhere, especially in a slow and relaxed way syn stroll 🔊 Every afternoon, Marge would toddle down to the library.
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toddleFor my three children, walking, toddling and cycling in the park has become a much more pleasant experience.I was toddling around at the time getting into mischief the way any normal, healthy three-year-old boy does.He is just now beginning to toddle around the house.When I last saw him, he was fourteen months old and just beginning to toddle around without falling down too much.Catching sight of the two arriving, the old fellow, adjusting his robe, came toddling forward to show them around.This huge machine toddled in a courtyard, deliberating at each step.I toddled off to the kitchen.He becomes sullen toward his wife, and for the first time he roughs up his toddling son.I toddled through the gate and made for the tree because it was studded all over with soft dark fruit.
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Verb table
toddle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytoddle
he, she, ittoddles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytoddled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave toddled
he, she, ithas toddled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad toddled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill toddle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have toddled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam toddling
he, she, itis toddling
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you, we, theyare toddling
Past
I, he, she, itwas toddling
you, we, theywere toddling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been toddling
he, she, ithas been toddling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been toddling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be toddling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been toddling
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